Fujifilm FinePix S700 Zoom Review

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Record Modes & Menus

(Note: The F700 does not output video in Record mode so some of these screen
shots have been borrowed from our S7000 review and others were photographed
directly off of the camera's LCD screen.)

FinePix F700 Zoom

In AUTO mode you can only select the image size and quality, flash mode, enable the selftimer, select AF or manual focus. This is a quick and easy "point-n-shoot" mode.

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

Program AE mode allows for many options to be can be changed. See the menu below for the exposure and camera options available in Program AE, Shutter speed priority, Aperture priority or Manual mode.

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

Recording Menu options:

  • Selftimer - 2 or 10 seconds delay
  • White Balance - Auto, Fine, Shade, Daylight Fluorescent, Warm White Fluorescent, Cool White Fluorescent, Incandescent Light, Custom
  • Focus Mode - Manual, AF Area, AF Center, Auto
  • AE Bracketing - Bracketing offset (+/- 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV)
  • Sharpness - Hard, Normal, Soft
  • Flash Output - (-0.6, -0.3, 0, +0.3, +0.6EV)

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

Photo Mode options (accessed by "F" button):

  • Quality - 6M, 3M, 2M, 1M
  • ISO - 200, 400, 800, 1600 (only in 1M quality)
  • Color - B&W, Chrome (vivid color), Standard (color)

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

With the Mode Dial on the SP (Scene Program) setting you can quickly choose one of four scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Scene.)

Fuji FinePix S7000 Zoom

You can manually select one of 49 focus areas by pressing and holding the C-AF button and moving the AF target marks with the 4-way selector. The screen is divided up into 7 rows by 7 columns and any one of those points can be selected. Note that regardless of the AF focus area, the exposure is always based on the center of the frame.

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

Pressing the DISP button to display the grid overlay which can be used as a composition aid.

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

The Macro mode allows you to shoot from 3.5 to 31.5 inches, flash coverage is good from 11.8 to 31.5 inches. The zoom is fixed in wide angle position but the digital zoom feature can be used.

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

Movie mode is capable of capturing full motion video with audio at 30 frames per second in 640x480 VGA or 320x240 QVGA resolution. The length of these movies are limited only by available storage space.

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

As with most digicams that offer a movie mode with sound, you cannot zoom during capture but you can set the zoom where you want it before you begin to record.

Table of Modes and Functions

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

Table of Menu Options

Fuji FinePix F700 Zoom

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